16 August 2017

South Africa: Suspect Arrested With an Unlicensed Firearm and Dagga in Philippi

press release

Focusing on the provincial crime generators such as drugs, members of Philippi police conducted a search operation at an informal dwelling in Isiqalo Philippi as part of Operation Fiela yesterday afternoon. The search resulted in the apprehension of a 25 year old female suspect who was found in possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition as well as a substantial quantity of dagga. The suspect is due to make a court appearance in Athlone tomorrow to face charges of the illegal possession of a firearm and for dealing in drugs.

South Africa

Corruption Undermines "the Africa We Want" – Ramaphosa

Addressing an Africa Day celebration for the first time since taking office, South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 South African Police Service. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.